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Julia S. Quinby, Westbrook Seminary, Class of 1863

Julia S. Quinby, Westbrook Seminary, Class of 1863

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Julia S. Quinby (Quimby) graduated from Westbrook Seminary in 1863. She was one of two students who were the first to receive "Lady of Liberal Learning" degrees bestowed by Westbrook Seminary and Female Collegiate Institute. For the next three years, Miss Quinby (Quimby) was a member of the Board of Instruction at Westbrook Seminary and Female Collegiate Institute, teaching French, Latin and English. In 1871 Julia Quinby (Quimby) married a Portland physician, Dr. John F. Boothby, and moved to Massachusetts.

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